2018 West Virginia Code
CHAPTER 36. ESTATES AND PROPERTY.
ARTICLE 1. CREATION OF ESTATES GENERALLY.
- §36-1-1. Creation of estates; necessity of deed or will.
- §36-1-2. Power of attorney to execute deed of land; necessity of writing.
- §36-1-3. Contracts for sale or lease of land; necessity of writing.
- §36-1-4a. Memorandum of trust; requirements; recordation.
- §36-1-5. Gifts of personal property.
- §36-1-7. Rights of persons not parties to instrument.
- §36-1-8. Conveyance by attorney in fact.
- §36-1-9. Conveyance of various interests and future estates in land or personal property.
- §36-1-10. Operation of conveyance in excess of actual interest.
- §36-1-11. Fee simple may be created without words of limitation.
- §36-1-12. Estates tail.
- §36-1-13. Limitations contingent upon death.
- §36-1-14. Rule in Shelley's Case abolished.
- §36-1-14a. Doctrine of worthier title and rule that grantor cannot create a limitation in his own heirs or next of kin abolished.
- §36-1-15. Contingent remainder; validity; indestructibility.
- §36-1-16. Interest in property coupled with power of disposal.
- §36-1-19. Joint tenancy; tenancy by entireties; survivorship.
- §36-1-20. When survivorship preserved.
- §36-1-20a. Elimination of need for straw party in creating joint tenancy with right of survivorship.
- §36-1-21. Alien may own land.
- §36-1-23. Exemption of certain employee trusts from rule against perpetuities or restraints on alienation.
- §36-1-24. Options in leases not affected by rule against perpetuities.
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